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Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
to graduate. the san jose state president reached out to the folks at udacity. a online education startup, known for offering special courses for free. through them, you will have access to remedial math and college level math as well as a statistics course for just $150 a piece. these are courses that students have to pass within their first year to continue on in their education. goencher jerry brown attended the signing of the agreement, because it's a way for students to graduate with lower student loan debt. >> 16% of the students at cal state get out in four years. and the longer you stay, the more you spend. so, this is a big huge problem with student debt approaching a trillion. so, online is a part of that solution. >> now, today, governor brown was all smiles at the csu announcement, but tomorrow he le ask that they explain their online failure, only one nonstudent enrolled after the uc system spent more than $4 million in marketing to students. now in contrast, the csu model is built for a existing group of students, students that need the courses to graduate at $150 a course.
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Jan 16, 2013 11:00am PST
including addressing mental health, education and training. those actions don't require the support of congress. in washington, danielle lee, nbc news. >>> just as president obama announces his plans to curb gun violence a new ad is released from the national rifle association and the white house isn't happy. the ad makes reference to the security of president obama's daughters by asking, quote, are the president's kids more important than yours? white house press secretary jay carney calls it repugnant and cowardly saying most americans agree that a president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight. the nra is fighting back with its own statement saying, quote, whoever thinks this ad is about preside president obama's daughters are missing the subject. this ad is about keeping our children safe. >>> police in marin county collected more than 800 guns during buyback programs yesterday. people surrendered 827 guns. organizers say each person receives 1 $100 to $200 per firearm. the weapons were collected. no questions asked. police didn't investigate anyone turnin
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Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
will be the future of higher education. i'm bob redell. we'll take you live to san jose state for that story, coming up. >>> new this morning, after years of denial, lance armstrong has admitted to using performance enhancing drugs. oprah winfrey has confirmed this morning that armstrong came clean to had her about the use those drugs during their 2 1/2-hour interview yesterday. she said the cyclist was, quote, forthcoming as she questioned him about the doping allegations that followed him throughout his seven tour de france victories. the session was set to be broadcast on thursday but now winfrey says, because there's just so much material to sift through, it will run in two parts, part one on thursday, the second part friday. >>> governor jerry brown making his very first visit to the south bay since he unveiled what could be california's first balanced budget in a very long time. today he's speaking at an event where san jose state officials will announce the launching of a pilot program offering online classes for students. bob redell is live at san jose state with the details. good morning. >
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Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
dealing with the fiscal crisis. it's about education, about research and development, it's about controlling our energy future. all of these are part of the equation. and we can't just do one piece of it, and we can't let that piece prevent us or become a smoke screen for not acting on the others. so that is the challenge. how do you put that puzzle together, move forward in a balanced way, so we're funding those kinds of priorities that we need to grow? >> it's interesting, doris, as you look at the historical sweep as well. here is a very toxic atmosphere in washington. a carryover of, you know, difficult debates. and the president who's popular, has a unified party, but also seems reluctant to go out on a limb on some big areas where he thinks he's not going to get much cooperation from republicans. >> i'm not sure that's true. i think gun control. he came out with sweeping proposals. i mean, that's certainly out on a limb. you're not going to get a lot of support perhaps from republicans. but his idea, i think, is that if you educate the country -- you know, when he talked to
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Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
to invest in earning, in teaching, in education and we do that not by just the way we did it a hundred years ago. >> reporter: today governor brown was all smiles and tomorrow they demand that they explain their online failure. only one nonstudent enrolled after the uc system spent more than $4 million to market an online program to students and nonstudents. by contrast, csu model is built for an existing audience of students looking for matt and statistic courses they must have to graduate and the price just $150 a course. >> if you try to staff those classes and we have a strong human element to help even the weakest students and the students that need extra attention. >> reporter: at this staffing agency where they know how much employers value education, the idea of making graduation more assessable is good news. >> as long as you can always make sure it's that individual that's getting their degree and doing the work is also important, i think it's a wonderful tool and wonderful resource. >> reporter: garcia wishes she could have gone online years ago. >> it make a lot of students' live
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Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
. let's invest $250,000 in jobs, in education. let's invest $250,000 in social services. or why don't we take that $250,000 and find a consultant that can figure out why the oakland police department can't stop killing unarmed black and brown men? [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: some voiced hopes for a safer oakland and support for bratton but were drowned out. >> opp has challenges on the enforcement side, massive challenges -- [ shouting ] >> reporter: chief jordan says he supports the plan to hire bratton but won't agree to a plan that puts the public trust and civil liberties at risk. >> it's up to me to implement it. how and if i do it is on my shoulders. >> seemingly he's the right man for the job but only for a few months. this morning san jose's police chief was working on his number one priority. >> as i'm doing now, it's to update and talk to the rank and file and let them know about myself and who i am and that i'm committed. i'm here to represent that. >> larry is a 27-year veteran of the police force. they hope his experience will boost morale in a department hit hard b
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Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
contest. >> tell me your opinion on public education and how we can fix it. >> he is frustrated by the rising cost of college and had suggestions. >> it will be amazing, since this is the first time i voted for him. >> he will be working and networking with the nation's leaders about the nation's opportunities. >> right now the main plan is physical therapy, but i mean, i was actually looking at some internships in washington, d.c. before this situation happened. so this would now be my chance to talk to some people. >> a chance of a lifetime. >>> we will be checking in with people from the bay area who are attending the inauguration, keep your eye on nbc bay area.com for their video, pictures and updates. reporting live. >>> and an exciting weekend for a lot of people, let's bring in our chief meteorologist, a lot going on in washington, d.c., but a lot happening right here. >> we have seen numbers jump from 30 to 40 degrees from what we started off earlier this week. we have more coming up. get a look at the drop lar radar scan. overcoming dry conditions over the next couple o
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Jan 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
. but as she prepares to spend another four years at the white house, some critics suggest the harvard-educated lawyer should take on more policy-heavy goals. top advisers push back. >> well, there were policies behind the initiatives that she did. >> reporter: valerie jarrett says the first lady and you her staff are working on a new agenda. >> she really is very determined to make sure that they think it through thoroughly and that they don't just do one-off things. she wants to really make sure that it's thought out. >> reporter: ivillage chief correspondent kelly wallace covers michelle obama. >> she is obviously going to add other issues to her plate. i wouldn't be surprised if you hear her talking more about work/life balance. >> reporter: no matter what the first lady's new agenda holds, advisers say the role of mom-in-chief will always be her top priority. >> every day, i hope that i'm doing right by my girls. every day. >> reporter: malia is now 14 and sasha, 11. that means college applications and all the challenges that lie ahead. >> as i get a little bit older and as i have now so a
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
right after a line about education policy. the girls also used their phones to take lots of photos of their family during the event. at one point, malia even photo bombed her younger sister. >>> before leaving the inaugural platform as the center of attention for the very last time, president obama had the presence of mind to stop and take in the moment. >> i'm not going to see this again. >> all right, senator, great job. >> well done. >> all right, senator, great job. >>> meanwhile, the "today" show's al roker had this unforgettable moment with vice president joe biden while covering the inaugural parade. >> mr. vice president! mr. vice president! mr. vice president! hey, how are you doing? come on -- come on, they won't let you? are you -- yeah, that's it! yeah! all right! yes! yes! >> who can say no to al roker? >> surprised he actually came up -- >> persistence pays off. dylan dreyer is here. good morning. >> good morning. we are actually seeing pretty cold temperatures across the country. want a lot going on across the west coast today, so we're dealing with poor air quality
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
to go. we need to educate and incentivize, be partners with landowners and we're doing that. >> it restoration efforts could cost more than a billion dollars. state leaders estimate small steps will go a long way. >> i think along our north coast it's possible to bring them back within a generation. >> jeff ranieri in the weather center, it is sure chilly outside. >> we've been talking about this three and four days. one of the colder days, daytime highs in parts of the east bay not getting out of the 40s. look at this. 49 for your daytime high in livermore. 45 in los gatos. up to 53 and 55 in santa rosa. what does it look like? from the 40s back into the tri-valley, 36 in napa. reading in the low 40s but that particular one in the mid-30s, 45 currently in downtown san jose. let's get you outside to our live sky camera network on this very brisk monday evening and you can see visibility is pretty much unlimited. i don't remember the last time i saw the sky camera sparkle like that. let's bring you up into the north bay. that's where we'll have ice. some grace visibility up i
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
's been since 1976. about 78% of students are graduating on time. education secretary arne duncan says in a struggling economy there's more competition for jobs which means kids feel a high school diploma is even more important. >>> fire officials right now are trying to reassure east bay residents they are still safe following a series of recent firestation closures. contra costa county fire officials holding the latest in a series of community meetings. this one is in walnut creek. officials planning to discuss the closure of firestation 4 and how services will be impacted there. the meeting set to start tonight at 7:00 at the walnut heights elementary school. a total of four stations in walnut creek, clayton and lafayette will be shut down as part of a countywide plan to trim a $17 million budget gap. >>> work is set to start this morning on a section of the bay bridge damaged when it was hit by an oil tanker earlier this month. caltrans now planning to replace fenders on the western tower that was sideswiped back on january 7th. officials say the pier itself is okay because the fen
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Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
a lot of time helping others. hamburger helper can help you back. and with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> locked up, check it out. a three-legged german point hair was caught stealing. this story is out of new zealand. he went to a nearby convenient store where he grabbed meat from an open fridge and took off running. since the first robbery was apparently so successful, oscar apparently returned. this time he wasn't so lucky. he was caught. he will serve time in the pound until his owners are back. you know, a dog's got to eat. >> i know. don't you think? >> he's hungry. >> give him a breck. >> take us out with a quick look of how we'll wake up tomorrow morning. >> a little more milder in the morning but very cold. low to mid-30s throughout friday, saturday and sunday, upper 60s to near 70. awesome weather. be careful if you head out to
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Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
that claimed the lives of 20 children and six educators goes on. across town -- >> i think that that building should be a memorial, as you said. i don't think it should ever be a school again. >> reporter: it's a debate over that building's future, inside newtown high school more than 100 residents gathered to offer their opinions, among them a monroe police officer who lives in newtown and was at the school just days after the incident. >> i know what happened and i see it, and i, you cannot ask anybody to go back in there. >> reporter: besides hearing from the public about what to do with the building at the end of this long driveway, town leaders are holding private meetings with the families of the victims and survivors. they're also talking with teachers and staff who work at the school. >> i think that it's really the decision-makers should be the families. i think we all are entitled to our opinions but i think what they say should go. >> reporter: also talking this staff member who was at the school when the shooting happened. >> it's important for me to help the rest of the children
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Jan 22, 2013 2:05am PST
product gear and programming a and education. and our focus is on improving human movement. >> wasn't this created by someone who said you could take it and do it anywhere? >> you can do it anywhere. it was created by a navy s.e.a.l. it's perfect for new york, small spaces. >> what we're going to do first. go ahead and put your right into the left. s sara is a pro. she's been on the suspension trainer before. hands on her shoulders. going to lift yo you are hips. do a couple of remembers of that. then just rest on your knees. lift your lips up. it's core strength all the time. that was great. >> you could hang this at home, eigh right? >> yeah. the new home kit comes with down loadable workouts. it's like having a private trainer when you're at the park, at your house. >> you can make modifications to make it easier or? >> it's for all levels. you're going to come down into a press, keeping your plank, lift your hips, tuck your legs in, good work. >> that's going to leave a mark. >> it's total body. >> thank you so much. that was an awesome workout. >> going to kathy. >> number thre
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Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
away from their education, they are impoverished by their service and made to work long hours, as paul said you can on that clip. some of these kids, you know, one of them i talked to, he was put in one of these heavy machinery factories where they notch books and they chopped off part of his finger. he was 16 years old. according to the labor laws in the state of california, he shouldn't have been in that kind of situation. he should have been in school to start w >> you mention the labor laws, i should mention again, the church of scientology says it comp lies about all applicable child labor laws and as a blanket matter, denies allegations such as yours. you also allege the continuing course of intimidation by the church for members who try to leave. >> well, i have talked to you know, 150 people who were former members, 160, something like that, and many of them have been harassed, some of them have been followed by private investigators. threatened with a breaking away from their family, not being able to see members of their family, loved ones. so yes, there is a campaign of hara
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Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
was studying to build a career just like mom. >> i absolutely couldn't wait to get a degree in education and start teaching. >> when sara came to you and said, i want to be a teacher -- >> i was thrilled. when your child wants to follow in your good footsteps, you're thrilled. >> reporter: and right out of college, sara scored her dream job, teaching english here at dixie heights high in kentucky. she was just 23. >> i wanted those kids to love school, because school should be a good experience. >> reporter: but sara was a different kind of teacher. it wasn't just her age or personality. it was that flashy weekend job. >> it made me more marketable from the boys' standpoint because on monday they could come in and talk about the game, because i was there. >> reporter: but the girls? >> the girls were very jealous if any of their boyfriends were in my class. >> hard to ignore the obvious. a lot of people see the skimpy outfits, the sexy poses and a lot of people see the cheerleaders as sex objects. as a mom, does that bother you? >> i just really never thought of it that way. she's my kid
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Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
done infrastructure, railroads and highways, caring for the vulnerable and the poor in education. and then you saw that the campaign rhetoric about the few and the many was not just campaign rhetoric. he tied it to the idea of america, that when we replaced the king, we didn't replace tyranny with the privileges or the few. and he kent through his campaign about we have to do it together not on the backs of the view. so i think we have calling on citizens as you're suggesting to act, to come forward and he was defending government. he was defending government in our time, that maybe it has its problems and it's work out, but essentially was telling citizens, i need your voice, i need your action. and he talked about immigration, finance reform, things that people didn't expect. but it's sort of the journey that's not finished rather than a policy-walking thing. so i think it's really the agenda for the next term and the awareness that he won't get it done from inside. he needs these characters from outside to come and is be part of the process. >> i'm very happy to have tom broka
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Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> reporter: price has been waiving the $85 fee for educators since the sandy hook tragedy. and the response has been overwhelming. >> we've had over 300. today adds up closer to 400 now. it kind of grew faster and quicker than i ever dreamed it would grow. >> you're not moving this hand. >> reporter: learning the abcs of pulling the trigger. she's a high school english teacher who also believes she must also know the language of safety. >> i think it's important for me to get prepared in case i ever do have to defend myself or my students. >> you're going to grab it, grip it and then rip it. >> reporter: across the country, classes like this have been fact packed with teachers looking to learn. some have no interest in carrying a gun in the classroom. however, many believe arming a few would make all less of a target. >> it should be something that's not publicized. kind of like an air marshal. somebody is there, but you don't know who it is. >> reporter: yet the idea of putting a weapon like this in the same room as a child has some parents outraged. >> i don't agree with it at all as far
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Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
educated lawyer hasn't taken on more policy-heavy endeavors. >> do you feel like you have to avoid controversy? >> you know, i think that i am strategic. i try to be strategic, because i want to make sure that things that i do further my husband's administration. >> reporter: and the president is also showing off a new look, sort of. just moments ago, the white house released this new official portrait of president obama. this is also on the white house flicker page. all this, as he prepares to start another four years as commander in chief. savannah? >> when you say new look, i'm expecting bangs but thank you so much. >> i don't think that's good for the president, no. >> it's a big weekend, of course, for the president. we will all be down there this weekend. "weekend today" will be there, lester, erica, jenna, dylan for a special edition of "weekend today." and monday morning, matt, willie, al, natalie and i will have coverage of the events, the ceremony, parade, all the pomp and circumstance as it were. >> it's always an amazing event to actually watch unfold. we hope you'll jo
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Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
tock exchange, thank you. >>> the u.s. education department says it takes more than the standard four years for more than 20% of students to ini finish and get their deemployee mas. they credit the rise in graduation rate for the stiff competition for limited jobs. >>> an analysis of marrs' mclaughlin crater has scientists investigating new evidence that there was water on the red planet. using data from the mars reconnaissance orbiter, it may once have been a lake fed by an underground water supply. the findings are published in "nature geo science" and may push the search for ancient life on mars underground. >>> off-duty police officer in madrid is being credited as a hero this morning after rescuing a woman who fainted and fell on the city's subway tracks. the officer leaped into action and pulled the 52-year-old woman to safety. an oncoming train saw the trouble on the tracks and fortunately was able to stop in time. lucky day all right. it is now 7:12. let's go back to matt, savannah, and al. >> that's a nasty fall. natalie, thanks very much. here's the deal. you want to get the
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Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
wages. i mean less than minimum wage, of $50 a week. and their loss of education, the total control environment that many scientologists live in. this is something that i think really need to be examined. >> as you know, the church has said and said to us at nbc news, "there is no hard evidence," in their words," that show such conduct ever occurred when abuse is brought up up. people making the accusations are not credible. those people have no corroborating evidence other than their agreement to lie. but the truth cannot be found and the okoh of that same lie repeated multiple times." we reached toout to tom cruise,e didn't get a direct response. you talk about hollywood and celebrity. l. ron hubbard, as was pointed out in the piece, courted stars. why are celebrities so important, do you think, to the church of scientology? >> it's product endorsement. from the very beginning of scientology where they set up the church in los angeles, that's where it was originally begun, l. ron hubbard had an idea that celebrities would be the way to success for the church. and there was a list
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Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
among us, we must act now, for grace, for the 25 other innocent children and devoted educators who had so much left to give, for the men and women in big cities and small towns who fall victims to senseless violence each and every day, for all the americans who are counting on us to keep them safe from harm. let's do the right thing. let's do the right thing for them and for this country that we love so much. thank you. [ applause ] we'll go sign these orders. >> we watch as the president puts his signature to these executive orders. >> there we go. [ applause ] >> some emotional remarks by the president, acknowledging more than once the children behind him who wrote him letters after the newtown tragedy, parents in attendance, lost children from the newtown tragedy, 20 kids killed 33 days ago. david gregory, moderator of "meet the press" has been watching with us. david, after this event and when, if you want to call it business of washington gets down to business, where will this all stand now? >> the politics are so difficult, brian, that even the images of children behind the presi
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